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09-30-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By Glacier Girl

I wonder if anyone in CA ever thought to see if...

I wonder if anyone in CA ever thought to see if maybe everything causes cancer in rats there. Maybe it's not what they are tested on it's just something normal for California rats to get cancer.
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06-04-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,911
Posted By Glacier Girl

Manufacturing. Way back when, the closest thing...

Manufacturing. Way back when, the closest thing to an ARF was one of the Cox control line planes. Not like today where you can walk into just about any store and find an ARF or RTF of some kind for...
08-08-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,432
Posted By Glacier Girl

I just hope RCG doesn't end up like RCU did. A...

I just hope RCG doesn't end up like RCU did. A once great site that is nothing for me now.

As for RCG/Wattflyer, I see WF as my flying club buddies. RCG is where I tend to go if I'm looking for...
Forum: Foamies
04-19-2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,551
Posted By Glacier Girl

Nice!!! Looks very much like the Flite Test...

Nice!!! Looks very much like the Flite Test Guinea Pig.
04-18-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,909
Posted By Glacier Girl

Whoops, forgot about cameras. You can see in the...

Whoops, forgot about cameras. You can see in the above photo I have an 808 mounted on the nose. There's a cut out for it already to fit perfectly. Or you can pop off the stock nose cone, and replace...
04-18-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,909
Posted By Glacier Girl

Couple more things. She likes to have the wind...

Couple more things. She likes to have the wind in her face to launch, at least if you are hand launching by yourself. Either that or I'm a pansy at throwing.

With no wind she's a bear to get in...
04-18-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,909
Posted By Glacier Girl

I got it! Picked up the BNF version. And have to...

I got it! Picked up the BNF version. And have to say so far I'm impressed with SAFE and AS3X. But a word of advice first. SAFE can fool you. On SAFE, it will fly the plane no matter your control...
03-19-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,909
Posted By Glacier Girl

Question Opterra?

Saw this today and checking here I couldn't find a thread on it.
Seems it's been out for a while and I figured someone must have gotten one.

The PNP is $199.00, the BNF is $229.00. LHS shows one...
10-02-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By Glacier Girl

Nigel got it covered. We tried using a heli esc...

Nigel got it covered. We tried using a heli esc in a plane once. Was not pretty.
Was scary, hammer the throttle and wait and wait and wait for it to respond.
09-30-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By Glacier Girl

Hawk, one other suggestion, as I didn't see it...

Hawk, one other suggestion, as I didn't see it mentioned. I've had this same problem before, If you think two is bad, try it with four motors all acting wonky and not firing up at the same time.
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09-30-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Glacier Girl

Yep, whatever floats your boat, or flies your...

Yep, whatever floats your boat, or flies your plane.

I have adjustable throw angles on my tx. It helped me to angle the throws, as I use my thumbs, and they tend to wander off center as they move...
09-30-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By Glacier Girl

Vic I like your plan. Kinda like mixing work with...

Vic I like your plan. Kinda like mixing work with play. Practice is good for you but it's not a lot of fun getting the fundamentals down. Takes some of the joy out of flying.

But you are learning...
09-15-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Glacier Girl

Nah it was the fan. Like a high speed engine...

Nah it was the fan. Like a high speed engine flame out. Instant dead on one side, and full power on the other. Just like a P-38 does. Loose an engine/motor and if you aren't quick it will go into a...
09-14-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Glacier Girl

No my hearing is shot, way way too many open...

No my hearing is shot, way way too many open exhaust race engines took care of that.

But anywho, right fan, held the blades and twisted the back of the motor with a pair of padded needle nose...
09-14-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Glacier Girl

Nigel I just had a thought. I wonder if one of...

Nigel I just had a thought. I wonder if one of the fan adapters is slipping when I hammer the throttle? When I tried it on the ground I just ran up the fans to check the amps and thrust figures. ...
09-14-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Glacier Girl

Nigel, yeah it's a new one on me. And yep I've...

Nigel, yeah it's a new one on me. And yep I've been looking it over and running static tests to see if I can find anything off, since I got back. And I'm not. She's in front of me now, and she's not...
09-14-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By Glacier Girl

Question A strangely odd occurrance

Got my GWS Me262 done, maiden went well yesterday. Just enough to trim it out. Got more then enough power, takes off easily at half throttle. And cruised just fine at that.

Today I take it out to...
09-12-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Glacier Girl

Send an email to product support @ Horizon. I...

Send an email to product support @ Horizon.
I checked with James on Chat, and that was his suggestion.
Forum: iTrader talk
09-10-2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,734
Posted By Glacier Girl

I bought from Horizon and Hobby King on Wed. Both...

I bought from Horizon and Hobby King on Wed. Both went right through without glitch.
09-09-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By Glacier Girl

Hopefully they will listen to what Dave has to...

Hopefully they will listen to what Dave has to say.

Honestly though, I think it's too little, too late. Kinda like closing the barn door after the horse, or in this case the monster, has gotten...
09-09-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Glacier Girl

Nigel,they let you back in the country? Geeze,...

Nigel,they let you back in the country? Geeze, they'll let anyone in anymore.
09-06-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Glacier Girl

Oh I've got a couple of sea planes in the hangar....

Oh I've got a couple of sea planes in the hangar.
Even got this thing I cobbled together to retrieve any non planned or shall we say less than perfect landings. :blah: Got a harpoon treble hook...
Forum: Beginners
09-05-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,051
Posted By Glacier Girl

As others have lead to, experience, experience,...

As others have lead to, experience, experience, experience.

When you can fly the plane, and not have it flying you, and you are comfortable doing so, then it's probably time to move on to...
09-05-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Glacier Girl

Well darn, I had hoped for a flawless flight for...

Well darn, I had hoped for a flawless flight for you. Oh well, at least it was minor and no damage to the plane. Hopefully that's it for teething problems for you.
08-31-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,891
Posted By Glacier Girl

So what else do you blow money on?

Well we all know how much we spend/spent on this addiction, and have probably hidden from the wife.:p> But what else do you do for pleasure that seems to empty the wallet. Okay, belay that, some...
08-31-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Glacier Girl

Oh heavens, I wasn't referring to your skills, I...

Oh heavens, I wasn't referring to your skills, I was referring to the above.
aka "fly it like a trainer". My thought was would it be a first time pilot in the Jenny or one with some time under his...
08-30-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Glacier Girl

Ah a Transavia! Somebody was a Mad Max fan. I had...

Ah a Transavia! Somebody was a Mad Max fan. I had a short kit for one of those, ended up not building it, and sold it. It sure is one odd ball machine.

As for "We To Lo" airlines, I took the...
08-30-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Glacier Girl

So will that be flying like a first timer behind...

So will that be flying like a first timer behind the controls or one with a competent pilot?
I imagine a first timer would put a serious workout on the plane.

Maybe a tip, at least what I always...
Forum: Beginners
08-24-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,738
Posted By Glacier Girl

Nice work! If possible make it so you can slide...

Nice work! If possible make it so you can slide the pack or esc back farther so you can loose the dime.

And with the hobby shop, have them demo the new motor/prop before you go home with it. ...
08-24-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Glacier Girl

Yep, DD is the airliner god! An add on to my...

Yep, DD is the airliner god!

An add on to my story. After finishing painting the Airliner, and before contacting Callie, I had like said saved the old one to try an reuse. When the time came, I...
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